A sign of spring: Spas and salons ready to pamper

Community By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Thursday, May 6, 2021

Spring has sprung and Miami Lakers are eager to pamper themselves after the more than year-long challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

And they’re in the right place to get their style on: There are more than 70 spas, hair salons, barber shops, nail parlors and other services that cater to well-being in town which are ready to serve them.

But you better hustle to make your appointments.

Owners of personal care businesses say they are seeing more and more clients come through their doors each week.

“Business has picked
 up a lot, we are almost at full capacity,” said Loira Gonzalez, manager at The Spot Barbershop at 6610 Main St. “In Miami Lakes, this is the most clients we’ve ever seen.

“Clients that were afraid of going out before are now starting to appear,” she said.

Fade haircuts are a popular request at The Spot, which offers beard sculpting and hot towel shaves, too.

As the pandemic was declared in March, 2020, authorities determined personal care providers were among businesses considered non-essential and ordered them closed through the third week in May.

Reopening required salons and shops to adhere to social distancing guidelines and provide hand sanitizer, among other precautions.

The availability of COVID-19 vaccines for all adults has contributed to guys and gals being ready to resume their beauty regimens.

Most businesses continue to require their stylists, nail techs and clients to wear masks, which adds another level of comfort level for everyone inside a salon.

Other shops have plexiglass dividers that separate customers.

Stylist Chelsea Santana also found her clients were eager to get their hair done once Salon de Soleil in the Cypress Village Shopping Center re-opened last May.

“People are here more, since they’ve been at home for so long,” Santana said. “Once they started coming into the salon they felt good, and have kept coming.”
Since re-opening her Selah Skin Studio at 16415 NW 67th Ave. last June after briefly closing during the pandemic, Cristina Zamorano has seen daily growth in her business.

“We have new clients almost every day,” Zamorano said. “It’s been a blessing.”

And like butterflies coming out of their cocoons, customers are eager to flaunt new colors and indulge in some self-care.

Stylists say customers are looking ahead to summer and want lighter hair color.

“People are asking for balayage, blonde (ends) and shadow roots,” said Jose Antonio, manager and stylist at Kolorbar Miami at 6841 Main St.

Susan Soriano is a regular Kolorbar Miami client and visits for mani- cures and pedicures. She is shown in the photo at right with nail tech Nilda Menendez. The staff is fully masked.

“Now I have two vaccines,” said Soriano. “But [before getting the shots] I’ve been coming for about six months with a double mask.”

Nail salon customers are adding a bit of flash to their fingertips, choosing pat- terns instead of just basic color.

At The Nail Garden in the Lake Patricia Shopping Center, clients are requesting a thin French manicure with different colors and abstract swirls and lines on top of that, said owner Olga Alvarez.

Her clients feel better now that many people have had the vaccine, she said.

And like at many other businesses that offer intimate services, a staffer disinfects her salon throughout the day.

At Hanna Jade Beauty Bar in the Windmill Gate Shopping Center, clients returned after it reopened to maintain their hair color, said stylist and Owner Vee-Vashti Matthews.

Yanet Estelles, who is fully vaccinated, said even before getting her shots, she has always felt safe going to Hanna Jade Beauty Bar.

“I am fully vaccinated now but I feel safe like before,” Estelles said.

“We wear masks and I’ve felt fine coming,” she said.

Here’s where to go to get pampered in Miami Lakes:

Ambassador Plaza Office Building

Chinitas Beauty and Eyebrow Spa by Dailyn 6447 Miami Lakes Drive, Suite 225, 954- 990-9078

Jacquie’s Place
Beauty Salon
6447 Miami Lakes Drive, Suite 201, 305-825-4823

Lakshmi Spa & Wellness 6447 Miami Lakes Drive, Suite C, 305-303-3687

Lasy’s Massage 6447 Miami Lakes Drive, Suite 203-B, 786- 431-9028

Mind Body & Soul Aesthetics 6447 Miami Lakes Drive, Suite 225, 954-990-9078

Commerce Way

Artistic Trendz Hair & Beauty Salon 8206 Commerce Way, 786-580-4158

Modern Styles Barbershop 14411 Commerce Way Suite 426, Direct Message for apt via IG: @modernstylesbarbershop

Corporate Courts

Just4Body Spa 5901 NW 151 St., Suite 130, 786-452-0747

Milly’s Hair Studio 5901 NW 151 St., Suite 103, 305-842- 9026

Cypress Village Shopping Center

A’dazzles Salon, Nail and Beauty Supply 7317 Miami Lakes Drive, 305-820-8744

Cool Sculpting - Miami Lakes Wellness Spa 7413 Miami Lakes Drive, 305-953-4031

European Wax Center 7429 Miami Lakes Drive, 786-420- 5051

Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa 7423 Miami Lakes Drive, 305-407-1274

Miami Lakes Wellness Spa 7413 Miami Lakes Drive, 786- 953-4031

Salon De Soleil 7315 Miami Lakes Drive, 305-823-0245

Signature Nails II & Skin Care 7351 Miami Lakes Drive, 305-828-5231

Lake Katharine Shopping Center

Glady’s Beauty Salon 6105 Miami Lakes Drive 305-823-3078

Lake Patricia Shopping Center

Innovaciones Beauty Salon 13913 NW 67th Ave. 305-821-7602

Miami Lakes Barber Shop 13917 NW 67th Ave. 305-821-3005

Miami Lakes Therapeutic Massage 13903 NW 67th Ave., Suite 220, 305-826-6856

The Nail Garden Spa 13969 NW 67th Ave., 786-536-2829

Main Street & Town Center

A La Mode Hair & Boutique 6710 Main St., Suite 130 305-821-0510

Blade Barbershop 6851 Main St., 305-640-8262

Kairos Hair Salon 6606 Main St., 786-238-7556

Kolorbar Miami 6841 Main St., 305-556-6565

Mirage Nail Salon & Spa 6813 Main St., 786-651-2780

Sqin Med Spa 15495 Eagle Nest Lane, Suite 230 786-360-3418

The Spot Barbershop 6610 Main St., 786-463-3430

Zativa Life Health & Wellness 6849 Main St., 305-392- 0078

Miami Lakes Corporate Center

New Life Weight Loss & Wellness Center 14750 NW 77th Court, Suite 106, 305-698- 4000

Miami Lakes Corporate Plaza

The Dragonfly Spa (Skin Studio) 6175 NW 153rd St., 305-821-2188

Miami Lakes Office Center

Healing Touch Wellness Center 15271 NW 60th Ave. 305-819-3346

Meré Moore Beauty & Aesthetics 15315 NW 60th Ave, Suite F, 786-734-4775

Sapphire Therapy Miami Lakes: Lymphatic Drainage Center 15271 NW 60th Ave., Suite 101, 305-742-0840

Miami Lakes Office Village

Miami Hair Couture 5767 NW 151st St. 305-985-3652

Park Centre Shops

Bogy’s Hair Salon 15370 NW 79th Court, 305-558-2313

Fade Barbershop 15362 NW 79th Court, 305-828-2021

Signature Nails & Skin Care Spa 8018 NW 154th St. 305-828-8300

Red Palmetto Shops

Olga Nicole Salon 5620 NW 167th St., 786-538-7675

Susette Coiffeur 16010 NW 57th Ave., Suite 102 786-663-8290

Royal Oaks Plaza

Massage Envy 15422 NW 77th Court, 305-558-3689

Renovation Salon and Spa 15432 NW 77th Court 305-825-6254

Supercuts 15472 NW 77th Court, Suite 270, 305-362-9957

V.I.P Nails & Spa 15506 NW 77th Court, 305-364-7155

The Promenade

The Colour Bar Salon 15100 NW 67th Ave., Suite 110, Room 109, 786-514-2391

The Male Image Studio 15100 NW 67th St., Suite 110, Room 104, 305-542-6046

White House Building

Lumina Massage 15165 NW 77th Ave., 305-900-8285

Windmill Gate Shopping Center

Hanna Jade Beauty Bar

16459 NW 67th Ave. 305-549-8058

Polished Beauty Bar 16455 NW 67th Ave., 305-512-9206

Selah Skin Studio 16415 NW 67th Ave., 786-391-2364

Salon X- Luxury Salon Studios of Miami Lakes 15100 NW 67th Ave.

Suite 101 Annie’s Beauty Couture

Suite 102 Lotus Lashes 786- 669-0110

Suite 104 The Male Image Studio 305-542-6046

Suite 105 Sunshine Snipps 786-393-8612

Suite 106 Monarch Mircoblading IG: monarchmicroblading

Suite 107 VH Hair 305-305- 7367

Suite 108 Barbie Ortiz

Suite 109 The Colour Bar Salon 786-514-2391

Suite 110 Belura Beauty Studio 786-559-1974

Suite 111 Liz Ortiz Artistry 786-416-2054

Suite 112 The Gents Room 305-924-4714

Suite 113 The Mane Colorist 305-209-8115

Suite 114 Michelle V Styles 786-786-6018

Suite 115 J Hair Chronicles IG: j_hair_chronicles

Suite 116 JR Hairstyles 305- 927-0220

Suite 117 BeautiMel IG: _beautimel

Suite 118 Yusi’s Secret Nail Spa IG: yusisecretnailsspa

Suite 119 Carnahan Massage & Bodywork 216-409-5228

Suite 120 Nails by Yaima IG: nailsby_yaima

Suite 121 Hair by Daisy Almonte 407-749-4926

Suite 122 Bold Brows by Marina 786-554-7521

Suite 123 Beauty by Michelle IG: beautybyamichelle

Suite 124 Isla’s Hair Studio